Bhubaneswar, Aug. 1 -- Bhubaneswar: At a time when many are struggling to make ends meet due to COVID-19 lockdowns, what has come as a concern is the allegation of the BJP that there have been large-scale irregularities in the identification of street vendors in the State.

Speaking to media, BJP spokesperson, Dilip Mohanty said, "Street vendors are the most-affected due to the lockdowns. At this crucial time, the State government has failed to identify the actual beneficiaries."

"The ruling BJD government has claimed that it has provided Rs 3,000 each to 46,000 street vendors. But, where are the benefits of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana in the State," Mohanty questioned.

"There is no list of street vendors in any of the websites o...